Now Trending: 6th Annual Alpay

Scholarship Exhibition

June 11 – July 9

Opening Reception: Saturday, June 11, 6 – 9pm

Current art and media students from Southern California colleges and universities were invited to submit engaging new work to be showcased in Palos Verdes Art Center’s Alpay Scholarship Exhibition, Now Trending. One $5000 cash prize will be awarded. This call was open only to currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students in Southern California.
Juror: Ben Jackel
Ben Jackel was born in Aurora, Colorado in 1977. He attended the University of Colorado at Boulder and studied fine art with a focus in ceramics and photography, receiving his BFA in 2000. In 2002 Jackel moved to Los Angeles to attend graduate school at the University of California, Los Angeles. While at UCLA he worked with Adriane Saxe and Charles Ray, receiving his MFA in 2005.  He is represented by L.A. Louver in Venice, CA. His highly mimetic work has been written about by the Los Angeles Times, Artforum, ARTnews, among others. He currently teaches at PVAC.
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